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  Talk Pompey
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  The Internet Classics Archive | Pompey by Plutarch
Pompey accepted the proposal, and they were privately contracted; however, the secret was not so closely kept as to escape the multitude, but it was discernible enough, from the favour shown him by Antistius in his cause.
Pompey at first endeavoured to appease and pacify them by fair speeches; but when he saw that his persuasions were vain, he left the bench, and retired to his tent with tears in his eyes.
Pompey, having made use of and expended the greatest part of his own private revenues upon the war, sent and demanded moneys of the senate, adding that, in case they did not furnish him speedily, he should be forced to return into Italy with his army.
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  Wars between the Jews and Romans: Pompey
During the festival of Passover of 63, Aristobulus and the Sadducees were besieged in the Temple of Jerusalem by Hyrcanus and his ally, the Arabian sheik Aretas of Petra.
Pompey decided to come to Jerusalem to see for himself what was going on; there, he sided with Hyrcanus and had Aristobulus arrested.
Pompey was defeated by Julius Caesar, who pursued his enemy to the East.
www.livius.org /ja-jn/jewish_wars/jwar01.htm   (1044 words)

  
  Pompey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pompey is also a common nickname for the English city of Portsmouth and its football team.
Pompey was a rival and an ally of Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gaius Julius Caesar.
Pompey in the Temple of Jerusalem, by Jean Fouquet
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 POMPEY (FAMILY) - LoveToKnow Article on POMPEY (FAMILY)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pompey was fighting in Spain from 76 to 71, and though at first he met with serious reverses he was ultimately successful.
Pompey's cause, with that of the senate and aristocracy, was finally ruined by his defeat in 48 in the neighborhood of the Thessalian city Pharsalus.
Pompey, though he had some great and good qualities, hardly deserved his surname of " the Great." He was certainly a very good soldier, and is said to have excelled in all athletic exercises, but he fell short of being a first-rate general.
86.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PO/POMPEY_FAMILY_.htm   (3116 words)

  
 Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, 106-47 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At age 17, Pompey was fully involved in his father's wars; he also acquired a protégé of his own with the young staff officer, Marcus Tullius Cicero, who ever thereafter apparently viewed Pompey as his patron, if not his friend.
Pompey refused to disband his legions and appeared with his demand at the gates of Rome where, amazingly, Sulla apparently gave in and agreed to award him his triumph.
Pompey was idealized as a tragic hero almost immediately after Pharsalus and his murder: Plutarch portrayed him as true Roman Alexander, pure of heart and mind, destroyed by the cynical ambitions of those around him.
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 Pompey the Great
Once more Pompey was handed easy glory, as he now made claim to have brought an end to the slave war, despite it having evidently been Crassus who defeated Spartacus' main force in battle.
Julia was Pompey's fourth wife, and not the first he had married for political reasons, and yet she was also not the first one he had fallen in love with.
This soft, loving side of Pompey, won him much ridicule by his political opponents, as he stayed in the countryside in romantic idyll with his young wife.
www.roman-empire.net /republic/pompey.html   (839 words)

  
 Roman Revolution and Civil Wars by Sanderson Beck
Pompey was also too young and had not been quaestor or praetor, but he promised to restore the power of the tribunes.
Pompey married Caesar's daughter Julia even though she was engaged to Caepio, whom Pompey mollified by promising his own daughter, while Caesar married Calpurnia, daughter of Lucius Piso.
Pompey asked Caesar to return the legion and one of his own for the Parthian war, and Caesar sent them back after rewarding the men with 250 drachmas each; but the war never occurred, and the legions went to winter quarters at Capua, while Caesar moved closer by going to Ravenna.
www.san.beck.org /EC25-RomanRevolution.html   (12201 words)

  
 Pompey the Great: Biography of Pompey the Great
In 67-66 B.C., Pompey performed a noble service to the republic in clearing the Mediterranean of the pirates who infested it in great numbers; and during the next four years 65-62 he conquered Mithridates, King of Pontus, Tigranes, King of Armenia, and Antiochus, King of Syria.
Caesar's daughter, Julia, was given in marriage to Pompey, and private relationship was thus made to bind together the ties of political interest.
Pompey now returned to his former friends, the aristocracy, whose great desire was to check Caesar's views, and strip him of his command.
www.sacklunch.net /biography/P/PompeytheGreat.html   (564 words)

  
 Pompey articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pompey POMPEY [Pompey] (Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus), 106 BC-48 BC, Roman general, the rival of Julius Caesar.
Pompey Hill, N.Y. He studied law at Utica, N.Y. and was admitted to the bar in 1832.
Pompey, N.Y. One of the founders of dentistry as a profession, he was the author of The Dental Art (1839; later called Principles and Practice of Dental Surgery) and Dictionary of Dental Science (1849) and founder (1840) of
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 Pompey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pompey was the son and heir of Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, an extremely wealthy man from the Italian region of Picenum.
The third triumph took place on September 29 61 BC (Pompey's 45th birthday), celebrating the victories over the pirates and in the Middle East, was to be an unforgettable event in Rome.
After the breaking of the triumvirate, Pompey sought an alliance with the Optimates and married in 52 BC for the fifth time, with Cornelia Metella, daughter of Metellus Scipio, a powerful conservative.
www.aseannewsnetwork.de /articles/content/p/po/pompey.html   (2226 words)

  
 POMPEY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pompey - a Roman general and consul - was the dominant figure in Rome between Sulla and his own defeat by Julius Caesar.
Pompey was one of the great generals of the late Roman Republic.
As consul Pompey consolidated the eastern Provinces in Asia Minor- a reorganization that lasted for five centuries.
www.hyperhistory.com /online_n2/people_n2/ppersons2_n2/pompey.html   (104 words)

  
 Pompey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The senate, jealous and ungrateful, had been influenced by the Metellus faction of senatorial extremists, who eventually drove Pompey into alliance with their deadly enemy, Caesar.
B.C., and Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey became rulers of Rome.
B.C., Pompey received the sole consulship as the leader of the senatorial party.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/Pompey.html   (398 words)

  
 Pompey the Great
As discussed in previous chapters Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great) was born in 106 BC in the northern Italian town of Picenum.
His father, Pompey Strabo, was elected consul in 89 BC, and was an accomplished general who served Rome in the Marsic Social War, as well as the civil wars of Marius and Sulla.
By the age of 17, Pompey was an active participant in his father's campaigns and was busily building a foundation for his own military career.
www.unrv.com /roman-republic/pompey-the-great.php   (604 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Pompey (Ancient History, Rome, Biography) - Encyclopedia
The senate, jealous and ungrateful, had been influenced by the Metellus faction of senatorial extremists, who eventually drove Pompey into alliance with their deadly enemy, Caesar.
B.C., and Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey became rulers of Rome.
B.C., Pompey received the sole consulship as the leader of the senatorial party.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Pompey.html   (448 words)

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